# How do you use synthetic division to divide ( x^4 + 3x^3 - 5x^2 + 9 ) / ( x + 4 )?

Sep 14, 2015

#### Answer:

Quotient would be ${x}^{3} - {x}^{2} - x + 4$ with remainder 7

#### Explanation:

The process is explained in the table shown in the picture. The coefficients of the polynomial are written in the first row. Coefficient of x term is 0